The Promised Podcast – Segment

Whither Jerusalem?

Recent acts of terrible violence in Jerusalem have had pundits debating whether the Third Intifada has begun.

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The great media parallax

The coverage of Operation Protective Edge this summer looked very different on Israeli TV screens compared to American or European ones.

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The United States of Israel?

Allison, Don, and Noah discuss a proposal to slice and dice Israel into small ethnically and ideologically defined localities.

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Seeing black at 30,000 feet

We discuss the now-infamous El Al flight that took off 20 minutes late because an ultra-Orthodox man was negotiating not to have to sit next to a woman.

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How to judge the judges

The Israel Bar Association recently decided to reinstitute the annual rating of judges by lawyers. Does this serve to remind judges that they’re human?

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A spoonful of politics helps the medicine go down?

Lancet editor Richard Horton visited Israel this week to apologize for his publication’s controversial ‘An Open Letter for the People of Gaza.’

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